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DODDBHH Advisory Council Members and Staff Contact Information

A 13-member citizens Advisory Council of which a minimum of seven must be Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing, appointed by the Governor, and serving for a term of three years.

Updated February 2021

 

Members

 

Jill Gaus, Jackson, Chair 

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Gerid Adams, Wyoming

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/22 

 

Louise Bailey, Detroit

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Kimberly Bush, Plymouth

Represents Individuals Knowledgable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Susan Caudell, Westland

Represents Individuals Knowledgable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/22 

 

Hannah Cluley, Grand Rapids

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Shayla Griffin, Detroit

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Liliana Herbstreith, Howell

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Sarah Hein, Rochester Hills

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/23

 
Christopher Hunter, Holt

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/22 

 

Kathleen L. Johnston-Calati, Lansing 

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness 

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Jumana Salamey, Dearborn

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/23

 

Matthew Stephens, Ypsilanti

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/24

 

Staff

Annie Urasky, Division Director 
Karlee Rose Gruetzner, Rights Representative 
JJ Johnson, Rights Representative 
Alayna Zerlentes, Rights Representative

Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing
Cadillac Place, 3054 W. Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI 48202
VP: 313-437-7035
Fax:
517-241-3963
Email: DODDBHH@Michigan.gov